ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2016--
Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE: BZH) (the “Company”) announced today that
Danny R. Shepherd has been elected to its Board of Directors effectively
immediately. Mr. Shepherd brings to the Board over 40 years of
experience in the building materials industry. He will also serve on the
Compensation and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors. Mr.
Shepherd’s election is part of the Company’s normal Board of Directors
succession process in connection with the retirement of Larry T. Solari
at the end of his term in February 2017. Mr. Solari has served on the
Company’s Board of Directors since the Company’s initial public offering
Over the course of nearly 30 years at Vulcan Materials Company, the
nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates, Mr. Shepherd
served in various management positions, including as Vice Chairman at
the time of his retirement in 2015.
Mr. Shepherd is a member of the Board of Directors of GCP Applied
Technologies (NYSE: GCP) and is active in a number of civic
organizations. Mr. Shepherd holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the
Georgia Institute of Technology.
Allan Merrill, President and Chief Executive Officer said, “We are very
pleased that Danny Shepherd is joining our Board. He will succeed one of
our original directors, Larry Solari who is retiring. On behalf of the
Company I want to thank Larry for his many years of service. His
knowledge of our industry and his focus on safety and continuous
operational improvement will be missed.”
About Beazer Homes USA, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Beazer Homes is a geographically
diversified homebuilder with active operations in 13 states within three
geographic regions in the United States. The Company's homes meet or
exceed the benchmark for energy-efficient home construction as
established by ENERGY STAR® and are designed with Choice Plans to meet
the personal preferences and lifestyles of its buyers. In addition, the
Company is committed to providing a range of preferred lender choices to
facilitate transparent competition between lenders and enhanced customer
service. The Company's active operations are in the following states:
Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland,
Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
Beazer Homes is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker
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Beazer Homes USA, Inc.
David I. Goldberg, 770-829-3700
President of Treasury and Investor Relations